January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SKELETONWITCH, KYLESA To Team Up For 'Southern Discomfort' Tour

This spring, Ohio's mighty SKELETONWITCH and Georgia lords (and lordess) of sludge KYLESA will embark on the hessian odyssey that is the "Southern Discomfort" tour, a co-headlining trek that — not counting performances by both bands at the Scion Rock Fest in Atlanta — kicks off March 13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Included among Southern ...

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EXILIA: Another New Song Posted Online

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has posted another new song, "The Hunter", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "My Own Army", which will be released on February 20 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Münster), Germany. ILL NINO drummer Dave ...

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WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH To Release 'In Shoals' In April

Germany's WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH to release its brand new album, "In Shoals", on April 28 (one day earlier internationally) via Lifeforce Records. The follow-up to 2007's "Transmetropolitan" was recorded in November/December 2008 at Dailyhero Recordings in Berlin. Commented the band: "'In Shoals' is our second full-length record and we spent a lot of ...

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POST MORTEM Singer Dead At 40

John McCarthy, the singer for '80s Boston punk metal pioneers POST MORTEM, has died at age 40. The group's guitarist John Alexander stated, "[McCarthy] was/is one of my oldest friends. An interesting character with many great stories to tell, he will be missed." Alexander added, "We had just finished recording the music for a new ...

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SODOM Mainman Launches New Project

Bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such of veteran German thrashers SODOM has joined forces with longtime friend Detlef "Magic" Lauster in a brand new project called DIE KNAPPEN (old German word for "miner"). The group, which is currently unsigned, has already recorded a single, "Glück Auf", and is currently making it available via the band's

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THE SICKENING Debut To Include CANNIBAL CORPSE Cover

Norwegian death metallers THE SICKENING have set "Death, Devastation, Decay!" as the tentative title of their debut album, due this summer via Xtreem Music. The CD, which is currently being mastered in Sweden by acclaimed producer and multi-instrumentalist Dan Swäno, will contain "11 songs of relentless and brutal-as-fuck death metal, including a cover of CANNIBAL ...

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SODOM Mainman Responds To Criticism About Upcoming 'Chris Witchhunter Tribute Concert'

Bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such of veteran German thrashers SODOM has responded to criticism over the band selection for the upcoming "Chris Witchhunter Tribute Concert", which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Germany. The event, which will honor late SODOM drummer Chris Dudek (a.k.a. Witchhunter), will feature performances ...

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